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Microsoft is an unwieldy business and should be broken up, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday, and it needs a savior to drive a corporate "miracle" to get the company back on track.
August's employment report is not expected to deter the Fed from taking the first step toward slowing its bond purchases in September, but it won't be as slow as many expected.
Alan Mulally, the president and CEO of Ford Motor, has told CNBC that he is committed to his job, playing down reports that he could leave the company earlier than expected.
Job growth was less than expected in August as the U.S. economy added 169,000 positions, raising questions over whether the Federal Reserve will begin a pullback on its historically easy monetary policy.
It's time to make Google, Apple, and other companies pay more taxes. That's the message from President Obama and leaders of the world's economies at a summit ending Friday.
Americans have been willing to make the big investment and spend a day, or a week, having some fun at Walt Disney World and Universal Studios.
Avid readers can use new subscription plans and bundles to get more value for their e-book purchases. But they may still be overpaying.
High-end car sales jumped 31.5 percent, almost double the 17 percent gain the overall auto industry posted during the same month.
McDonald's Singapore hasn't served up any leaping lizards, with lab tests ending the reptile ruckus that erupted after a customer claimed her Sausage McMuffin contained a baby lizard.
The relatively sharp jump in interest rates since the beginning of May has taken a toll on the stock market, and analysts see more pain ahead.
President Barack Obama has canceled a trip to California next week so that he can stay in Washington "to work on the Syrian resolution before Congress."
After two decades of research, a treatment that slows or reverses the progression of Alzheimer's has proved elusive. The aging of the global population makes the need more urgent.
Penney CEO Mike Ullman decided to do away with Stewart's home-goods line after they didn't sell well, The Post reported.
However contentious the debt ceiling talks might be, we can be virtually assured there will be no sequestration sequel.
Two Wall Street financiers locked horns and bid each other up in a face-to-face auction for an overgrown 1,885-foot-long strip of land, just 1 foot wide. NBC reports.
This could be a sign that the student loan bubble is starting to burst.
Even as a shift in U.S. prosecution policy gives states more leeway to legalize marijuana, the companies that dispense it are likely to have trouble finding a bank.
Pimco's Bill Gross sees an increasingly constrained investing environment, where the unwinding of central bank stimulus is creating an "unstable field" of choices.
Financial markets can handle higher yields as long as they're for the "right reasons," Drew Matus, senior U.S. economist and managing director at UBS, told CNBC.
Many U.S. retailers reported stronger-than-expected August sales on Thursday, but they had to use steep discounts to woo back-to-school shoppers.